Daily Archives: June 6, 2011

Tony Hayward Gets His Life Back – BusinessWeek

BP CEO Tony Hayward: "I'd like my life ba...

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As chief executive officer of BP, Tony Hayward presided over the worst oil spill in U.S. history, which led the company to take $41 billion in charges. Now he’s preparing to immerse himself in the energy industry again. Hayward stepped down as BP’s CEO on Oct.1 , 2010, after being roundly attacked for comments he made the previous spring, as the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico was still spewing oil. “No one wants this thing over more than I do,” he said. “You know, I would like my life back.” The N.Y. Daily News called Hayward “the most hated—and the most clueless—man in America.”

via Tony Hayward Gets His Life Back – BusinessWeek.

Strange Random BP Oil Quote:

“I think the environmental impact of this disaster is likely to have been very, very modest.” —Tony Hayward, interview with Sky News television, May 2010

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